2012 Toyota Prius Plugin priced same as Nissan Leaf in UK

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TOYOTA Prius Plug-In Hybrid – 1.8 VVT-i CVT

2012 Toyota Prius priced same as Nissan in UK

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Toyota has announced the Plug-in hybrid will in the UK in early 2012 priced at than £31,000 ($48,379 at the current exchange rate). steep, right? It is, but this pricing does not include incentives of up to £5,000 ($7,803) buyers of the Prius Plug-in are to receive under the UK’s Carbon Vehicle scheme .

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Guideline and European corporate demonstration announced


New Prius Hybrid to cost less £31,000 − before any incentives are taken into

Electric (EV) driving expected to be more than 14 with combined cycle CO2 of 49g/km and 134.5mpg fuel

Benefit-in-Kind tax rate for company car expected to be no more than a month, with 100 per cent Down Allowance for businesses

enters partnership with to support European corporate programme for Prius Plug-in in Europe

The new Prius Plug-in cost less than when sales start in the half of 2012. This figure does not take account Government funding the Ultra-Low Carbon Vehicle scheme that could the price to customer by up to £5,000: the has qualified for grant support by the criteria for plug-in vehicles.

The is competitive compared to the latest EV on the market, but Prius Plug-in offers more flexible thanks to its powertrain which an electric motor, a lithium-ion and a petrol engine. This allow drivers to cover than 14 miles in EV mode, power from its hybrid after which the vehicle seamlessly switch to power its full hybrid system, the 1.8-litre VVT-i petrol This means the driver suffer no range anxiety the distance the car can cover.

The convenience and efficiency of Prius Hybrid extends to the system for the lithium-ion battery. Simple to workplace or domestic electricity or a roadside charging point, can a full recharge in an hour and a

Prior to official homologation, predicts Prius Plug-in will emit 49g/km of dioxide and achieve 134.5mpg cycle fuel economy. strengthens its position as a strong for corporate fleet operators, as it qualify for a Benefit-in-Kind company car tax of just five per cent for and consequently a monthly tax burden of than £52 (for a 40 per tax payer, based on the guideline price). Furthermore, businesses save on fleet costs to a 100 per cent write-down allowance and National Insurance contributions.

TOYOTA Prius Plug-In Hybrid – 1.8 VVT-i CVT

Ewan Shepherd, General Toyota/Lexus Fleet Services Prius Plug-in Hybrid be an exciting and valuable addition to is already an industry-leading Toyota that delivers significant benefits to companies and company car with advanced and highly models such as Prius and the Auris Hybrid.

The advantages of the Plug-in Hybrid are being in real-world demonstration programmes 200 prototype Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles (PHEV) in Europe 20 of in London. Initial data are how the car can achieve significantly better driving performance than the diesel and petrol models of size. The London demonstration, in with EDF Energy, is also battery recharging patterns and how can time recharging periods to best use of the power supply in of cost and emissions.

Toyota partnership with

The intelligence gathered from the programmes is being shared major businesses, including Corporation N.V. which around 1.3 million vehicles and has one of the world’s largest corporate portfolios. LeasePlan, working in with Toyota, will the exposure of Prius Plug-in and PHEV technology to its clients.

Leroy, Toyota Motor President, said: With the launch of the new Toyota Prius Hybrid, the partnership with supports our commitment to offer customers a greener, more mobility solution.

Toyota has already put almost 3.3 hybrids on the road. The introduction of Plug-In Hybrid is a major in our company’s journey towards mobility by reducing energy improving air quality and further CO2 emissions. We are very satisfied to in partnership with LeasePlan; by our technology, LeasePlan will not help us to raise awareness and but also enable us to engage their customer base.

Daemi, Chairman of the Managing and CEO of LeasePlan Corporation N.V. We are excited to enter into new partnership. For many years we worked with our clients on both operational and environmental performance. It is partnerships such as that help us continue to the needs of our clients and, at the time, further support our in this area.

The insights we will gain this relationship will be to our sustainable mobility approach and further support our global service.

TOYOTA Prius Plug-In Hybrid – 1.8 VVT-i CVT

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